Vermont beats UNH 71-58 for 15th straight victory (Feb 15, 2018)

February 15, 2018

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) Cam Ward scored 14 points and Drew Urquhart and Everett Duncan added 13 each as Vermont defeated New Hampshire 71-58 on Thursday night for the Catamounts' 15th consecutive victory.

Vermont (22-5, 12-0 America East) also ran its home winning streak to 22 and its regular-season conference win streak to 33.

The teams were tied at halftime at 33 before the Catamounts went on a 14-0 run to take a 60-48 lead with under six minutes left, with the Wildcats going without a field goal for over 10 minutes of the second half.

The Catamounts shot 43 percent, making 9 of 26 from behind the arc, with Duncan hitting all three of his long-distance shots.

Tanner Leissner and John Ogwuche scored 12 points each for New Hampshire (10-17, 6-7) with Iba Camara pulling down 10 rebounds to go with eight points. The Wildcats shot just 33 percent.

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